The self-assembled nanostructured materials described in this book offer a number of advantages over conventional material technologies in a wide range of sectors. World leaders in the field of self-organisation of nanostructures review the current status of research and development in the field, and give an account of the formation, properties, and self-organisation of semiconductor nanostructures. Chapters on structural, electronic and optical properties, and devices based on self-organised nanostructures are also included.
Future research work on self-assembled nanostructures will connect diverse areas of material science, physics, chemistry, electronics and optoelectronics. This book will provide an excellent starting point for workers entering the field and a useful reference to the nanostructured materials research community. It will be useful to any scientist who is involved in nanotechnology and those wishing to gain a view of what is possible with modern fabrication technology.
Mohamed Henini is a Professor of Applied Physics at the University of Nottingham. He has authored and co-authored over 750 papers in international journals and conference proceedings and is the founder of two international conferences. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Microelectronics Journal and has edited three previous Elsevier books.
- Contributors are world leaders in the field
- Brings together all the factors which are essential in self-organisation of quantum nanostructures
- Reviews the current status of research and development in self-organised nanostructured materials
- Provides a ready source of information on a wide range of topics
- Useful to any scientist who is involved in nanotechnology
- Excellent starting point for workers entering the field
- Serves as an excellent reference manual
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1.8 ìm Luminescence of Ge/Si Quantum Dot Superlattices; Effects of the Electron-Phonon Interaction in Semiconductor Quantum Dots; Slow Oscillation and Random Fluctuation in Quantum Dots: Can we Overcome?; Radiation Effects in Quantum Dot Structures; Probing and Controlling the Spin State of Single Magnetic Atoms in an Individual Quantum Dot; Quantum Dot Charge and Spin Memory Devices; Engineering of Quantum Dot Nanostructures for Photonic Devices; Advanced Growth Techniques of InAs-system Quantum Dots for Integrated Nanophotonic Circuits; Nanostructured Solar Cells; Quantum Dot Superluminescent Diodes; Quantum Dot-based Mode-locked Lasers and Applications; Quantum Dot Infrared Photodetectors by Metal-Organic Chemical Vapour Deposition; Quantum Dot Structures for Multi-band Infrared and Terahertz Radiation Detection; Optically Driven Schemes for Quantum Computation Based on Self-assembled Quantum Dots; Quantum Optics with Single CdSE/ZnS Colloidal Nanocrystals; PbSe Core, PbSe/PbS and PbSe/PbSe/PbSexS1-x Core-Shell Nanocrystal Quantum Dots: Properties and Applications; Semiconductor Quantum Dots for Biological Applications; Quantum Dot Modification and Cytotoxicity; Colloidal Quantum Dots (QDs) in Optoelectronic Devices
Solar Cells, Photodetectors, Light-emitting Diodes
Dr M. Henini has over 20 years' experience of Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) growth and has published >700 papers. He has particular interests in the MBE growth and physics of self-assembled quantum dots using electronic, optical and structural techniques. Leaders in the field of self-organisation of nanostructures will give an account on the formation, properties, and self-organization of semiconductor nanostructures.